Kerala Jnanapith Award Winners- Malayalam Literature


List of Jnanapith prize winners from Kerala,books and years.

First Jnanpith winner is from Malayalam literture. G. Sankarakurup won the first ever Jnanapith prize in India. Five persons have won Jnanapith Award from kerala so far.


1965
G. Sankara Kurup
Odakuzhal
1980
S. K. Pottekkatt
Oru Desathinte Katha
1984
Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
Kayar
1995
M. T. Vasudevan Nair
Randamoozham
2007
O. N. V. Kurup
For his contributions to Malayalam Literature.


It is presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith, a trust founded by the Sahu Jain family, the publishers of the newspaper The Times of India.
It carries a cheque for ₹11 lakh, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Saraswati, the Indian goddess of knowledge, music, and the arts




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